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Student Loan Borrowers' Costs To Jump As Education Department Reaps Huge ... | Huffington Post

April 14, 2014

Jason Delisle, director of the federal education budget project at the New America Foundation, said CBO figures show that the Pell Grant program will need more money to continue at present levels beginning in 2017. Assuming that Congress does not want ...

Are Graduate Students The New Face Of The Student Debt Crisis?

March 26, 2014

The New America report's author, Jason Delisle, told me he didn't think the government's loose lending was necessarily driving up the median level of debt—but it might be fueling extreme borrowing. “I think those numbers are juiced by Grad Plus,” he said.

Student Loan Debt Deal Comes With Tax Catch

March 26, 2014

“Renting money has a cost,” said Jason Delisle, an education policy expert at New America. “If you're renting it from the federal government, it still has a cost.” (Also on POLITICO: Full education policy coverage). A new element of the program this ...

Grad Students Driving The Growing Debt Burden | Wall Street Journal

March 25, 2014

The New America Foundation's report, along with other data, shows the biggest drivers of student debt in recent years have been costs linked to for-profit schools and graduate schools, said Jason Delisle, the study's author. "Graduate schools have ...

Universities On The Prowl A Busy Day In Congress Jindal On 'Gainful' Sig ... | Politico

March 25, 2014

A SWELL OF GRADUATE DEBT: Graduate student debt is skyrocketing, and the findings of a report by New America Foundation's Jason Delisle suggest that some of the “largest changes in student borrowing are taking place in graduate education.

The Graduate Student Debt Review

  • By
  • Jason Delisle,
  • New America Foundation
March 25, 2014

A New America analysis of recently available Department of Education data reveals that much of America’s student debt problem may be a result of expensive graduate and professional degrees—not unaffordable undergraduate educations. In fact, around 40 percent of recent federal loan disbursements are for graduate student debt, suggesting that a large chunk of the ubiquitous “$1 trillion in outstanding federal student debt” number is, in fact, graduate debt.

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